A New Year Message

This year has Senju Kannon or Thousand-Armed Avalokitêśvara as its patron deity, with the seed syllable hrīḥ.

The Six Days of Fasting

Dedicated practitioners in China and Japan observe the 六斎日 rokusainichi, six days of fasting, rigorous practice and strict observance of the Precepts.

Memories of Tamon-in

The aim was clear and further aided by the auspicious publication of the complete set of the Tendai Shido Gyōki in English; it was time to go through a training process known as gyō at Tamon-in.